Linked by Eugenia Loli on Thu 14th Jul 2005 20:57 UTC, submitted by Kelly
OS/2 and eComStation IBM has hammered the final nails into OS/2's coffin. It said that all sales of OS/2 will end on the 23rd of December this year, and support for the pre-emptive multitasking operating system will end on the 31st December 2006.
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4OS2, 4DOS, and everything else
by on Fri 15th Jul 2005 21:29 UTC

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4DOS I still fondly remember as quite possibly the best shell ever. Combine that with any other shell's scripting engine (bash, OS/2's cmd.exe's REXX, amiga's aRexx, csh, tcsh, anything else), and you'd have the most awesome thing ever. (4DOS/4OS2's batch language was an extended DOS batch, which was in turn a greatly stripped down /bin/sh script.. so.. i didn't like it one bit)

Before I switched to OS/2 in 1994, all I ever used were : 4DOS, Q-Edit, games.
After i switch to OS/2, all I ever used were: 4OS2, 4DOS, Q-Edit, games.


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